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2011 Newborn Baby List: Royal Names Dominate

by Kathy Jones on January 3, 2012 at 8:23 PM
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 2011 Newborn Baby List: Royal Names Dominate

The list of most popular names for newborn baby boys for 2011 was topped by Royal names including William and Harry.

Of the 1,330 births announced in The Times newspaper this year, the royal brothers each recorded 31 entries, the Daily Mail reported.


Isabel was certainly the most popular girls name, followed by Alice, Emily and Sophia.

The royal theme continued with the names of former English kings - George, Henry and Edward making it to the boys' top five list.

The popularity of William comes in the year of the royal wedding but according to The Times, there were only two Catherines with a C in the list, two more with a K, and not a single Kate.

Isabel, and all its variants, including Isabella dominated the girls' list with 29 entries recorded.

Top boys names:

Harry - 31

William - 31

George - 28

Henry - 28

Edward - 24

Top girls names:

Isabel - 29

Alice - 14

Emily - 14

Sophia - 13

Matilda - 12

Source: ANI

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